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What causes pain behind the neck?

What causes pain behind the neck?

Muscles: The neck is held up by spinal bones, ligaments , tendons and muscles. Likely you have a tension type muscular skeletal dysfunction.
This is treated by OTC meds like Advil, Tylenol. Also good for headache.
Massage, chiropractic manipulation can also relax the muscles and realign the natural curve in your neck.
See a doctor if not better in 24 hours for examination. ...Read more

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What causes pain behind ear?

What causes pain behind ear?

Few things: This could be caused by nerve irritation stemming from your upper cervical (neck) spine. It could also be related to your mastoid bone. If you have had any recent infections, such as an ear infection, that infection can migrate to your mastoid bone and cause complications. You also have some muscle attachments just at the base of your skull that could lead to pain in the area. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What causes pain behind the eyes?

What  causes pain behind the eyes?

Dry Eyes: The most common reason for pain behind the eye, the dull achy pain, is dry eyes. Try some artificial tears and see how it responds. If it persists or gets worse you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the ear on sneezing?

What causes pain in the ear on sneezing?

Ear pain: Sneezing raises the pressure in the eustachian tube and this connects with the ear. The increase in pressure is transmitted to the ear causing ear pain at times. ...Read more

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What causes of inner ear pain be?

What causes of inner ear pain be?

Could be infection: See an ENT doctor or your primary care for them to look in your ear. An infection can be treated with an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain behind ear?

What causes severe pain behind ear?

A few possibilities: Infection: skin, mastoiditis, pimple, shingles = common.Also common but rarely diagnosed: inflammation of the posterior or greater auricular nerves.Treatment for this might be neuroprolotherapy.Another cause could be jamming of cranial sutures behind the ear.If problem persists &/or other symptoms like fever or ear drainage-see Dr.Osteopathic exam & manipulation could help suture prob. & infection ...Read more

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What causes a throbbing pain behind left ear?

What causes a throbbing pain behind left ear?

See dentist: With your anxiety, you may well be grinding your teeth at night/clenching throughout the day. This may lead to a throbbing pain behind one ear. There are also other potential causes as well including a blood vessel issue. First check with the dentist. If nothing found, then see your doctor who may consider a MRI at the area. A middle-ear infection can cause throbbing pain at the ear itself. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sharp ear pain and fluid in ears?

Ear infection: A swimmer's ear will cause sharp ear pain and drainage of fluid. A middle ear infection with a tympanic membrane perforation will also produce that. ...Read more

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Pain behind the ear and in upper jaw with swollen glands what causes this?

Pain behind the ear and in upper jaw with swollen glands what causes this?

Likely infection: Pain such as the one you are reporting can occur by a nearby infection such as sinusitis, sore throat, skin infection etc. If such complaints are experienced then one should definitely see their physician to be worked up the various causes. ...Read more

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What cause the left ear stabbing pain?

Several Things: This could be a nerve issue or an infectious issue. Someone needs to take a look. ...Read more

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What is sharp pain behind the left ear?

What is sharp pain behind the left ear?

Directly behind?: There are a set of lymph nodes that drain the scalp and the outer ear.... Or it could be an ear infection, or a scrape, or an ingrown hair... Have someone look at it to be sure. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a sharp pain behind the eyes?

Depends: Sharp pain behind the eyes can be due to many issues: most common is dry eye. Much less common causes: infection, inflammation, sinusitis, tumor. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the right. Ear?

What causes tingling in the right. Ear?

? skin allergy: If there is itching associated with tingling then likelihood of allergy of skin of ear is high. ...Read more

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What could a sharp pain on the head behind the ear indicate ?

What could a sharp pain on the head behind the ear indicate ?

Several options: If the sharp pain is triggered by touching or wind blowing on the area it might be a neuralgia of the occipital or upper cervical nerves. If it just happens without an inciting event and is very brief then it may be difficult to elucidate a cause. Sometimes it can be from muscle spasms in the area. If the pain becomes more constant or ear symptoms develop then see ent. ...Read more

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Causes of pain behind jaw, below ear.

TM joint: Possibly you have TM joint dysfunction or pain syndrome.read follow ...Read more

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Sudden pain attacks at the right side behind the ear area of the head. what could it be the cause of the pain?

Mastoiditis?: That hard area just behind the ear is the Mastoid. It is possible to get infection there. Often this occurs after or in conjunction with an ear infection. The pain could also be muscular from spasm. ...Read more

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What can the cause of shooting pains behind my left ear?

What can the cause of shooting pains behind my left ear?

See a dentist and md: You need to be evaluated to determine the cause of your pain. As a dentist i always want a medical doctor to rule out perpetuating factors that can cause these problems before I do anything dental. Dentistry's treatment is more about the muscles than short legs, rotated pelvis, metabolic diseases, cancers, infections etc. ...Read more

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What causes pain when pressing ear crus of helix?

What causes pain when pressing ear crus of helix?

Pressing too hard: is, of course, one cause. Infection and injury, heavy earrings and recent piercings are other causes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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What causes sharp ear pain and feeling of fluid in ears?

What causes sharp ear pain and feeling of fluid in ears?

Prob not ear: It is possible your pain may be referred by something else such as your jaw or teeth. If your ear is ok then i would focus on your jaw as a cause. Soft diet, ice, antiinflammatory medications and see your dentist. It is rare for pain caused by the ear to come and go. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the left temple of the head?

What causes pain in the left temple of the head?

A few things: Could be due to migraines or food sensitivities. Could be secondary to stress or medication rebound. While you are young, it is still worth getting evaluated as severe temple pain can be associated with some serious complications, such as vision problems that you would want to avoid. ...Read more